11 Days/ 10Night African Tour across Zimbabwe to Mana Pools in Zimbabwe, Lake Kariba visit, Harare Zimbabwe capital city, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Rhodes Matopos National Park, Hwange National Park and to Victoria Falls

Amazing Zimbabwe safariTOUR OVERVIEW:

For a luxury safari on mid budget this is the way to go! See a huge variety of wildlife and meet few people at the camps and at hotels . Your driver-guide will do his best to ensure you see as much as possible! Finally you witness the magnificent splendor of the Victoria Falls. Your accommodation in Victoria Falls will be situated on the Victoria Falls bridge rim with fantastic views of the falls. Your final day takes you to see the famous Victoria falls, you will walk to the rain forest, visit the statue of David Livingstone, tour the falls view points and you will end up your tour by a visit to the Victoria Falls bridge.

Highlights: Mana Pools National Park, Kariba Dam, Harare, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Rhodes Matopos National Park, Hwange National Park & Victoria Falls.

Day 01 Arrive in Lusaka (Zambia)

Meet and greet at Lusaka International Airport and drive to Chirundu boarder post, continue to Mana Pools National Park. Dinner and overnight Nyamepi Camp in the park.

Day 02 Mana Pools National to Lake Kariba.

We will leave the Camp very early in the morning for a full day game drive in Mana pools national park. We will explore the park and visit most of the watering points in search of big game, bush lunch in the park.

After your fantastic game drive, you will leave the park late in the afternoon and drive to Kariba Dam. Dinner and overnight at the Lake View Lodge.

Day 03. Lake Kariba

Today you will have a leisurely tour of the Lake Kariba, visit the dam wall and the museum. Your guide will take you around and show you the biggest men made lake in Southern Africa, lots of stories to be told about the kariba dam. You will have your hot lunch back at the hotel while you will be enjoying the great view of the lake. After lunch, you will start your long drive to Harare – the capital city of Zimbabwe. Dinner and overnight at Holiday inn  Hotel in Harare.

Day 04 Harare to Great Zimbabwe Ruins

After breakfast, you will have a city tour of Harare, visit the city centre, Harare city gardens, City markets and visit to see some of the famous historical buildings. After lunch, we will leave the city of Harare and drive to Great Zimbabwe Ruins. You will drive through a spectacular scenery and you will arrive in Great Zimbabwe Ruins just before dark. Dinner and overnight at Great Zimbabwe Hotel.

Day 05 Great Zimbabwe Ruins to Rhodes Matopos National Park

After your leisurely breakfast, your guide will take you up to see the Ruins of the great Zimbabwe. Great Zimbabwe Ruins is very unique in the sense that it is both historical and beautiful. This adventurous tour takes you to witness the great wonders  which was built by the shona people. The name of the country had been named after this historical feature “Dzimbadzemabwe” which means the house of stones. We will leave the ruins late in the afternoon and drive to Rhodes Matopos National Park near Bulawayo city. Dinner and overnight at the Farmhouse lodge in Matopos.

Day 06 Rhodes Matopos Park to Hwange National Park.

We will have a full day game drive in Rhodes Matopos National Park. You will explore the grave of Cecil John Rhodes, visit the bushman paintings and visit to the balancing rocks. Later in the afternoon, you will continue to the game park where the chances to see the black and the white rhino are very high. You will visit the Mpompoma dam and continue to the open plains in search of more wild animals. You will have your bush lunch on the viewing platform while you are viewing a wide variety of animals. You will finish your Matopos game drive around 0400hrs and you will be taken back to Bulawayo for your overnight journey to Hwange National Park by a train. Today you will overnight in the train.

Day 07 Hwange National Park

Upon arrival in Hwange National Park, you will meet at the train station by your guide who will take you to a hotel for breakfast. After your breakfast, you will be taken for a game drive in Hwange National Park. Hwange National Park is one of Africa’s finest havens for wildlife and is home to vast herds of elephant, buffalo, and zebra as well as a very large concentration of giraffe. It is also home to many predators and endangered species plus very large and varied birdlife.  The whole of the day is spent exploring this magnificent area. Bush lunch and refreshments in the park. Later in the afternoon, you will be driven to your hotel in Hwange. Dinner and overnight at the Hide Lodge.

Day 08 Hwange to Victoria Falls

You will have another early morning game drive in Hwange National Park before we drive to Victoria Falls in the midmorning. We will drive through the small mining town of Hwange and continue passing the great rift valley. Upon arrival in Victoria Falls, you will be taken to your hotel for your first night in Victoria Falls. Dinner and overnight at Victoria Falls Hotel.

Day 09 Victoria Falls

After your breakfast, your guide will take you down to see the Victoria Falls. You will visit the rain forest, David Livingstone statue, explore the various viewing points and you will finish with the tour of the famous Victoria falls bridge. Back to the hotel for hot lunch. Dinner and overnight at Victoria Safari Lodge.

Day 10 Victoria Falls

We will remain in Victoria Falls for more activities and more funny. We will be at rest till late in the afternoon where we will go for a sunset cruise. More optional activities in the Victoria falls on your own.

You will be collected from your hotel for the sun set cruise in the mighty Zambezi river. This activity is more funny, ideal and very famous with most of our clients. Fare well dinner together and overnight at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge.

Day 11 End of the Tour

After breakfast, our famous great tour ends in Victoria falls with a drop off at the airport or just at the hotel in Victoria Falls.

Accommodation/Travel

You will be picked up from Victoria Falls International Airport and you be dropped off at Harare international Airport. If you will be arriving in Victoria Falls on another different way, then we will contact you to find out where we can pick you up.

Included/Excluded

Cost includes:
• 4WD Land rover, Mini Bus or Land cruiser with an open roof & radio communication system
• Guaranteed window seat per person
• In-car battery charger
• Unlimited mileage on safari ensuring the best possible animal sightings
• Highly experienced, English speaking driver-guide
• All park fees & village fees.
• Accommodation as specified in the itinerary.
• All meals throughout safari plus tea, coffee, juice
• Unlimited bottled mineral water
• Provision of cooler box & ice for clients own supply of drinks
• First Aid Kit in car
• Emergency medical evacuation cover
Cost excludes:
• International flights
• Zimbabwe entry visas
• Travel & Health insurance
• Accommodation before and after safari
• Breakfast on day 1
• Alcoholic drinks & sodas
• Tips for driver-guide an

Options & Upgrades

Upgrades are available on this tour. In Victoria Falls, there will be lots of optional activities like white water rafting, bungee jumping, lion walk, helicopter flights and etc, please enquire with our consultants. We will be happy to help you to book your optional activities for no extra fees.

Essential Information

Is this safari for me?
This is for you if you are happy with basic camping comforts and enjoy meeting other people!

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